The Montrose opticians has helped a team of budding football stars kick off the new season in style with a new sponsorship agreement.

New home strips

Montrose Youth FC 2001 has secured a £500 sponsorship deal with Specsavers in Montrose which has enabled the club to purchase new home strips.

The team play in the under 15s Dundee and District Youth Football Association League. The youngsters train at Links Park and Kenny Park and participate in league matches on Sundays.

Montrose Youth FC 2001 hope to travel to France next summer for the team’s European Tour.

Supporting the local community

Christopher Nugent, director of Specsavers Montrose, said: ‘It’s massively important to us to give something back to the local area and this partnership is just one of the ways we’ve been able to do that.

‘We wish the team every success with the new season and will be keeping a close eye on their progress in the league.’

Gary Greenwood, team manager of Montrose Youth FC 2001, said: ‘On behalf of our players and coaches, I’d like to thank Specsavers in Montrose for its support. The new kit, which the sponsorship has enabled us to buy, has really motivated our players by helping them look and feel like a proper team.

‘Having the opportunity to regularly participate in a team sport helps our youngsters develop some key life skills including the importance of teamwork and learning to win and lose graciously.

‘We have a busy start to the season with three games in five days, commencing on Friday evening but the whole squad is ready to go!’

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